Beginning Engraving Fall 2018

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Tira Mitchell
Students at Precision Bench Studio
Student Engraving

Experience working with modern pneumatic tools and a microscope to shorten your learning curve and improve the quality of your work!

Tira introduces students to hand engraving with EnSet Hand Engraving, Stone Setting and Finishing tools.  Learn to shape and sharpen many gravers including: a 90 degree graver, a 110 degree graver, a flat, a round and an onglette.  Make stippling and background texture tools.  Tira will also cover transfer techniques, tips on holding/blocking your work, the basics of cutting scrolls, and easy border patterns.

Follow-up with the instructor after the course to answer questions and make sure the fundamental techniques stick with you!

Tira Mitchell
Tira started engraving in 1994 working on Motorcycles in Fairfield, California. Inspired by Master Engravers through the Firearm Engravers Guild of America, Tira expanded her work to firearms, musical instruments, knives, jewelry and a host of unique projects.  She has lived in Bucks County, Pennsylvania since 1999. In 2008, Tira began teaching others to hand...
Beginning Engraving with Tira Fall 2018
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